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Our Top 2016 Stories

For the last issue of the year, we’ve selected our top stories of 2016 based on their innovative aspects. They cover a broad spectrum of subjects—artificial intelligence, genetic modification, 3D printing, virtual reality, robotics, exoskeletons and more. Here’s a little taste of innovation before sliding into 2017. Enjoy!

The revolutionary genome editing method, CRISPR-Cas9, broadens horizons immeasurably in the health...

It’s impossible to talk about artificial intelligence without mentioning IBM’s Watson. A pioneer in...

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine reported in mid-February in Nature...

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A surgeon, cancer specialist, and co-founder of virtual and augmented reality firm Medical...

Rapid diagnostic tests are high quality, low-cost and easy-to-perform tests for use in...

Could virtual reality be a complementary therapy to reduce pain and stress in cancer patients?...

It was in the 17th century that Englishman Robert Hooke first used a primitive microscope to sketch...

The da Vinci and similar robotic surgical systems have gained a solid reputation as...

Since its mainstream introduction in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has been used for...

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    Clarius Mobile Health hopes to launch its new wireless ultrasound scanner by late 2016, assuming it...

    The use of augmented reality could change the world of healthcare and plastic surgery. ILLUSIO is a...

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    It’s good to know your weight. But it’s even better to know your muscle, bone and fat mass, as well...

    Imagine a temporary “second skin” able to hide wrinkles in a matter of minutes. Scientists at MIT and...

    The Micra Transcatheter Pacing System is 2.5 cm long and 93 percent smaller than conventional...

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